#1 La Jolla: The Riviera of California-Self Guided Audio Walking Tour BY TOUR FREELY-Cost $10 per person
When: Any day, any time Time: 60-75 minute Walking Tour Distance: 1.6 miles
A couple fun facts from the Walking Tour:
1.) Where in the United States was the first margarita poured? La Plaza Restaurant on La Jolla Blvd in 1947. In 1972 Jose’s Courtroom took over La Plaza Restaurant and eventually moved their location to Prospect St, where is serving Margaritas today.
2.) Where is the Most Popular wedding spot in San Diego County? The Wedding Bowl at Cuvier Park, on Coast Blvd. The wedding planning website, TheKnot.Com add the Wedding Bowl to their “Best of Weddings Hall of Fame”.
This La Jolla GPS audio walking tour – brought to you by Tour Freely
– begins and ends at Eddie V’s Restaurant in La Jolla, at 1270 Prospect St.
–Stop in the romantic and iconic La Valencia Hotel on your journey….
–The walking tour takes around Downtown La Jolla and down to the beach to experience seals, sea lions and sunsets. (It’s pupping season NOW– Mid-Dec- Mid-May, one more reason to take the tour now!)
The tour ends at the beach … but then you can come back up to Eddie’s Vs and enjoy some South African Lobster and hand-shaken cocktails on their Happy Hour menu, from 4p-6:30pm, and enjoy romantic sunset views from Eddie V’s massive deck.
(Top the evening off with some Mahi Tacos and margaritas at Jose’s Courtroom, (just down the street-1037 Prospect Ave) where the first margarita in the US was poured. Fall in love with La Jolla – Your Adventure Awaits!)
Company Website: www.tourfreely.com
Link To Purchasing the La Jolla Walking Tour: www.voicemap.me/tour/san-diego/la-jolla-the-riviera-of-california $9.99 per Tour
2.) Mike Hess Brewing: Valentine’s Day Beer Flight and Cookie Pairing:
When: Tuesday Feb. 14th
Time 11am-9pm at their Seaport Village Tasting Room
What: A Mike Hess Valentines Craft Beer Flight (5-4oz Beers) and Yummy Cookie Pairing, so different! (cookies made by Quiero Tacos)- 1 of the decadent vanilla cookies is topped with chocolate mouse and fresh berries to pair with their Rasberry Umbrix Imperial Stout
Cost Per person= $20 +it will also be Taco Tuesday at Mike Hess Brewing.
So Tacos, beer flight, and dessert? It will be a Happy Valentine’s Day for those who can make it out!
Event Listing on FB: www.facebook.com/events/1379478689527362
Brewery Website: www.mikehessbrewing.com
Mike Hess Brewing has 5 Locations in San Diego- Alpine, Imperial Beach, Ocean Beach, North Park & Seaport Village and 1 location in Northern California- Walnut Creek
Seaport Village Address: 879 W Harbor Dr., Suite W14-E
San Diego, CA 92101 Phone #(619) 230-5433
3.) Romantic Picnic Meal Option by Bleu Oak Charcuterie
Heart Shaped Charcuterie board for Valentine’s Day+ you can add flowers. They also have charcutiere cups, snack boxes + much more.
They’re very artistic and beautiful presentation with lots of combinations of cheese, meats and fruit.
For Valentine’s Day Deliveries or Pickup (in Vista.) They need orders place more than 48 hours in advance.
Romantic Valentine Heart Shaped Boards: www.bleuoakcharcuterie.com/services-1
4. ) Gelson’s Market- Romantic, Delectable Dinners for Two To-Go for Valentines Day (pickup in store)
Pre-cooked dinner options for two include:
- Prime Rib & Lobster, 2. ) Truffled Beef Wellington & Lobster and 4.) Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon & Lobster 3 Course Meals.
- All served with apple pomegranate salad: Garlic roasted potatoes, and a decadent dessert of chocolate-covered strawberries. Cost $125 per meal for Two.
They also offer a take and bake option with 2 sirloin steaks and a 4 oz lobster tail for $35
You can order this all online on Gelson’s website, choose from one of 3 San Diego locations, Carlsbad, Del Mar or Pacific Beach to pick up you premade Valentine’s meals. You can also add fabulous flowers, fine wine and champagne.
For Valentines Dinner PickUp-Orders must be placed online or with the store no later than Sunday 2/12 by 10pm for 2/13 or 2/14 Pick up.
Gelson’s Valentine Menu Website: www.gelsons.com/shop/holiday-meals/valentines-day
5.) Gondola Rides through the Coronado Cays with The Gondola Company www.gondolacompany.com
-The Gondola Company has been providing Venetian Style Gondola Rides in Coronado for the past 23 years.
-“If You Come to Coronado, we’ll take you to Venice!”
Special Valentines Gondola Rides are offered: Sat. 2/11-Tue 2/14
Cost: Sat. 2/11 $235 for 2 people- Availability from 2:30pm – 9pm as of last night.
Sunday 2/12, 2:30pm-8pm and Monday 2/13 2:30pm- 8pmare $225 for 2 people
Tuesday 2/14 $260- JUST 2 times still available (1) 7:30pm & 8:30pm ( A/o 2/2/23)
Valentine’s Day Gondola Rides Include:
- A private, romantic 50-minute gondola ride
- A box of gourmet chocolate truffles from San Diego’s Eclipse Chocolate
- Complimentary corkage if you bring your own beverages
- And a single red rose for your partner!
My Information: Camille Segobia
I am a long time San Diegan who decided to change up my career path and research, write and publish a different type of travel guide about San Diego.
My Book is called Welcome 2 Ur Adventure-San Diego.
It’s a compact, easy to read travel guide that gives readers Cliff Note Highlights to Popular Attractions and Places but many unique and hidden gems to visit and enjoy throughout San Diego County.
Like Coronado Beach Walking Tours + Bayshore Bikeway tour also in Coronado
+ the La Jolla Walking Tour and scenic driving tours through various parts of San Diego.
Eco Tours provided by Ocean Connectors that help connect kids and parents to San Diego Wildlife, whale watching, bird watching and bike rides.
The Paper Back is Available on Amazon.com for $14.99: www.amazon.com/WELCOME-ADVENTURE-SAN-DIEGO-Exploring-Aggravation-ebook/dp/B0BBWKTQW2 And in Select book stores, Like Warwick’s in La Jolla.
I have a Book Signing Event is this Sunday Feb. 5th from 2:30pm-4:30pm at Warwick’s Book Store in La Jolla @ 7812 Girard Ave.
For more details and to sign up for the Event:
My Website: www.welcome2uradventure.com
Office # 619-327-9175
Let me know if I can help you plan a romantic or family adventure here in San Diego!